Race Route 2017 New Zealand Cycle Classic


Stage One; Sunday 22 January 2017

Masterton to Castlepoint
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 1.18pm (approximately)
Distance: 121 km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort, Masterton
Finish: Castlepoint
Route: Riders will start in Masterton, heading north towards Mauriceville, returning to Masterton via Whangaehu Valley and Te Ore Ore Bideford Road.  At Te Ore Ore riders turn Left onto Castlepoint Road to the finish in Castlepoint.

Stage Two; Monday 23 January 2017

Masterton - Te Wharau - Admiral Hill
Start time: 10.00 am
Finish time: 2.15pm (approximately)
Distance: 147 km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort - Masterton
Finish: Admiral Hill Road.
Route: Riders travel from Masterton towards Riversdale via Masterton- Castlepoint Rd, returning to Masterton towards Wainuioro via Limeworks hill and going to the finish at Admiral hill via Te Wharau hill.

Stage Three; Tuesday 24 January 2017

Masterton - Martinborough
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 1.25pm (approximately)
Distance: 136 km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort, Masterton
Finish: Martinborough Square
Route: Riders travel from Masterton to Martinborough. At Martinborough riders complete eight laps of an 8 km circuit.

Stage Four; Wednesday 25 January 2017

Wairarapa Five Towns
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 1.30pm (approximately)
Distance: 143km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort, Masterton
Finish: Martinborough Square
Route: Riders race from Masterton towards Featherson via SH2 passing through Carterton, Greytown and Featherson. At Featherson riders go onto West Lake Road, aroundLake Wairarapa and head towards Martinborough. Riders pass through Martinborough Square and complete one lap of the Millar’s Road circuit before heading to the finish at Martinborough Square.

Stage Five; Thursday 26 January 2017

Masterton Circuit - Mitre 10 Mega
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 12.45pm (approximately)
Distance: 120 km
Start: Mitre 10 Mega, Ngamutaua Road, Masterton
Finish: Mitre 10 Mega
Route: Riders will complete 12 laps of a 10km circuit.